Why Ontario needs to stop burning polluting gas for electricity

You’ve probably heard about Ontario’s clean, low-carbon grid. The decision to ditch coal was the biggest single action of its time to cut carbon…Read More


May 13, 2021 / Protecting Ontario’s environment

Is Highway 413 dead, or just on snooze?

Great news: On May 3rd, the federal government announced they were stepping in to perform a thorough environmental assessment of the proposed Highway 413…Read More


Apr 28, 2021 / Climate Change / Yours To Protect

Will Ontario pave paradise for a new multi-billion dollar parking lot?

Ontario’s proposed Highway 413 will increase transportation emissions in the province, increase suburban sprawl alongside the highway, and cause billions of dollars in damages…Read More


Feb 03, 2021 / Climate Change / Yours To Protect

The federal government needs to stop Ontario from fast-tracking two GTA mega-highways

The Ontario government is trying to bring two massive 400-series highway projects back from the dead in the GTA. To add insult to injury,…Read More


Dec 17, 2020 / Climate Change

DON’T LET THE HATERS MISLEAD YOU: INCREASING THE PRICE ON CARBON POLLUTION IS GOOD FOR OUR FUTURE

The federal government recently announced a plan to raise the price on carbon to help meet their climate change commitments. Hot on the heels…Read More


Dec 03, 2020 / Climate Change

Can Ontario’s climate change plan be salvaged?

On November 27, 2020, Minister Yurek outlined his government’s progress on its Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan, and claimed to be lowering greenhouse gas emissions. Our…Read More


Nov 20, 2020 / Climate Change / Livable Communities

Ontario's Auditor General issues a scathing report on the province's environmental actions

Ontario’s Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk tabled a scathing annual report on environmental issues this week, blasting the Province once again for failing to do…Read More


Oct 07, 2020 / Climate Change

Can cycling pave the way for a greener, more equitable recovery?

This has been a big year for cycling and the infrastructure that supports it. COVID-19 drastically increased demand for bikes and tune-ups, leaving many…Read More


Sep 15, 2020 / Climate Change / Livable Communities / Yours To Protect

Why building more highways won't make your commute any better

Think back to the last time you were stuck in traffic on a highway. Did you imagine how much faster you could go with…Read More


Aug 11, 2020 / Livable Communities

6 reasons not to fast track the construction of Ontario’s new mega-highway

The Ontario government recently announced new measures to fast-track the environmental assessment for Highway 413, a proposed 400-series highway, also known as the GTA…Read More